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at a future law enforcement museum at the law enforcement memorial. scott broom, 9news now. >> victims of domestic abuse in montgomery county can now go to the family justice center in rockville to get comprehensive help that may save their lives. armando trull reports, they have a high-tech weapon in their protective arsenal. >> a prosecutor and a judge are talking over a video feed. >> in real time. >> that's how victims in maryland can now ask a judge to issue a restraining order against their abuser. >> the petition when they come in, they are not isolated. they are able to avail themselves of all of the services available at the justice center. >> the pilot program has been given the green light to be implemented statewide. volunteers at the family justice center. she was a victim in 2008. her boyfriend tried to kill her with a two foot tall crucifix. the video feed will make it easier for victims to take the first step and approach a corpse. >> you don't have to see your abuser. you have to do everything on the video. >> the victims that come in here receive wrap around se
. we don't anticipate a huge influx. >> convinced voters will reject the dream act. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> campos hopes he is wrong. >> it will be like a piece of my life. >> bruce leshan, 9news now. >> good reason for hope. two recent polls, i should say, found that 60% of voters sported the dream act and 1/3 of voters oppose it. if voters approve it, it will be the first time ever. >>> the early voting got started today in the presidential battleground state of ohio. tonight, the candidates are focusing their attention on colorado. president barack obama and governor mitt romney are making final preparations for their first debate. tomorrow night's focus, domestic policy with a heavy emphasis on the economy and jobs. joe biden spent his day campaigning in north carolina and republican running mate is due to arrive in charlottesville, virginia, tonight. >>> in pennsylvania, a judge has blocked that state's voter id requirement from taking effect by this election day. the judge says he's not quite convinced that every voter would be able to get a
for a future exhibit honoring the victims and the law enforcement officers who eventually caught the snipers and put an end to it all. scott broom is live in forestville to give us a snapshot of what is in that evidence area. scotty. >> reporter: well, you know, it was ten years ago, but all of these archives and evidence were not handed over to archivists until july. they were just handed over for a future national law enforcement memorial museum. there is so much stuff inside this warehouse here that the archivist still doesn't have a count on all of it. in a climate controlled warehouse suitable for storing fine art, there sits that fearsome 1990caprice used by the d.c. snipers. a mobile, sniper's nest. now a museum piece. >> the trunk was the actual location where the sniper showed himself, so to speak. curled up in the trunk and used this that was cut out to poke the barrel of the bush master through to fire the weapon. >> archive manager explains fascinating details now seen up close. >> the snipers had a can of spray paint to match the outer part of the spray paint. they spray pa
in an industrial park. officers caught up with him and took him into custody. >>> some new driving laws take effect in maryland. starting today all children under the age of 8 must sit in a child seat or booster seat in the car. it does not matter how much they weigh. if the children are taller than 4' 9, they obviously don't have to. also you are now required by law to treat a dark traffic light as a stop sign. that will be key with the next round of power outages. if you don't, you could get a ticket. >>> no such thing as a tax free lunch anymore, at least not in the district. starting today d.c. food truck operators will be adding on a 10% tax on the meals they sell. that's the same tax charged in d.c. restaurants. before the new tax food truck operators paid the city a $1,500 flat rate every year. >>> you may not be familiar with his face, but you'll know his cartoon. coming up we'll introduce you to the host of this year's oscar. >> 50 years ago james meredith was admitted to the university of mississippi. i'm randall pinkston in oxford as ole miss marks a dramatic moment that changed the scho
last night. she didn't know manatee riding, joyriding, is against state law. okay. it's been one of the most devicive topics among washingtonians in recent memories. should teddy roosevelt finally win a race? like it or not, it happened this afternoon. teddy was far behind, but in there jumps the philly fanatic. he knocks down the other three, clearing the way for an easy victory. the nats beat the philadelphia phillies 5-1. >> it was fitting. >> especially, they own the division. >> best record in baseball. that's good stuff. >> it is good stuff. long time coming. >> humid, almost like summertime, almost like september, but some big changes on the way. we'll take you through it. first things first, a live look outside. 82 is the high. we are still pretty toasty downtown. winds calm, pressure up just a little bit at 30.08 inches of mercury. okay, talk about the fall color. a couple e-mails on this. yesterday we told you why the leaves change in the first place. it is not all about the cold weather, it's about the shortness of the days. you jump the divide, you are near peek.
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